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Drug List #6 + 7 terms + classifications

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Allegra
fexofenadine - antihistamine
Zyrtec
cetirizine - antihistamine
Atrovent HFA
ipratropium bromide - anticholinergics-oral inhalers
Spiriva
tiotropium - anticholinergics-oral inhalers
Mucomyst
acetylcysteine - mucolytic
Proventil HFA, Ventolin HFA
albuterol - bronchodilator
Serevent Diskus
salmeterol - bronchodilator
Xoponex HFA
levalbuterol - bronchodilator
AeroBid
flunisolide - inhaled corticosteroid
Flovent Diskus/Flovent HFA
fluticasone - inhaled corticosteroid
Pulmicort Flexhaler
budesonide - inhaled corticosteroid
NasalCrom
cromolyn - mass cell stabilizer
Flonase
fluticasone - nasal corticosteroid
Nasacort Allergy 24HR
triamcinolone - nasal corticosteroid
Nasonex
mometasone - nasal corticosteroid
Rhinocort
budesonide - nasal corticosteroid
Xolair
omalizumab - immunomodulator
Accolate
zafirlukast - leukotriene inhibitor
Singulair
montelukast - leukotriene inhibitor
Theo-24
theophylline - xanthine
Myambutol
ethambutol - tuberculosis
Rifadin
rifampin - tuberculosis
Allergen
a substance that causes an allergic reaction
Antihistamine
a drug or other compound that inhibits the effects of histamine; often used to treat allergies
Antitussive
a drug that can decrease the central nervous system coughing reflex
Decongestant
a drug that shrinks the swollen membranes in the nasal cavity, making it easier to breath
Dyspnea
difficult or labored breathing
Expectorant
a drug that helps remove mucous secretions from the respiratory system; it loosens and thins sputum and bronchial secretions for ease of expectoration
Influenza
a respiratory tract infection caused by an influenza virus